The law of supply and demand is a fundamental concept of economic theory. As such, it’s at the heart of the cybercrime underground and the black market economy that fuels it. Whenever there is surging demand for limited products or scarce services, you can bet that cybercriminals will be quick to exploit it for their…Read More
April 2015 sees the release of a project that has been a year in the making for us. Something that we had affectionately been calling “Choose Your Own Adventure” for most of its lifetime as we laid it out, put some meat on the bones and finally stitched it all together (no we weren’t making…Read More
Another day, another data breach at a large healthcare insurer. Last month, we learned about the Anthem data breach. Today, we’re hearing that Premera Blue Cross, a major insurance provider in Alaska, has also suffered a major data breach. This is another very serious incident. Reportedly 11 million people are affected and the breach may…Read More
There has long been a discrepancy between endpoint protection and network security. It’s time to close it.
It is certainly a truism to say that an organisation’s weakest point is its own employees. It could be argued that because this has been said many times by many people, because it offers no new insight then it is of little value to state it again. Such is the nature of a truism. However,…Read More
Distributed denial-of-service attacks have long been used to disrupt Internet properties, and in recent times they have become more sophisticated.
Flaws in OAuth and OpenID underscore the lack of incentive among websites to improve their security practices.
The password’s demise has been predicted for years, with new modes of authentication from biometrics to wearable devices being touted as the next big things in login security. Are passwords really going away?
Data breaches have many causes, from outdated security software to employee mistakes. While organizations have to contend with a wide array of external dangers, the most serious risks may reside within.